This live, interactive event is designed to give students an inside look at the international space station and inspire interest in scientific and technical careers. The program covers a wide range of topics , including microgravity and the space environment, life support systems in space, training for life aboard the station, how research in space will lead to improved products on earth such as new drugs, new tools and improved crops. To license this film and get a higher quality version for... Topics: NASA, International Space Station
The first program in “Meet Me at the Station” Series. The video provides an overview of the International Space Station (ISS). Topics discussed include: the history of space stations, who is involved with the ISS project, what the ISS will be used for, dimensions, power supply and the teamwork involved in this multi-national program. Two activities are included in the video resource guide using science, mathematics and geography concepts. To license this film and get a higher quality... Topics: NASA, International Space Station
The two-hour videoconference explains the objectives of Space Station, the unique research laboratory in space planned to be in operation in the latter half of the 1990s. Panelists talk about research already accomplished in space and how space research can lead to new insights, products and processes, especially in the fields of health, pharmaceuticals, materials processing, forestry, agriculture, computers, electronic systems and environmental technologies. To license this film and get a... Topics: NASA, International Space Station
Station Reel Time: Power Systems Description: Examines how electricity will be generated on the International Space Station. The Space Station is the largest structure ever built in space. It will be powered by eight solar panels that collect energy from the sun through the use of photovoltaic cells. Photvoltaic cells are used on Earth too, in toys, solar calculators, at school crossings and many other places. Once the energy is collected it will be used to charge batteries which will provide... Topics: NASA, International Space Station
This video chronicles the logistics of building an orbiting laboratory in space. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, International Space Station
Presenting the International Space Station’s Video Progress Report for July 1999: A Home in Space. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, International Space Station
Satellite videoconference February 17, 1994 presenting information on benefits and opportunities of space-based research. The program identifies accomplished space research as well as the objectives and plans for long-term Space Station research through a discussion of three main topics. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, International Space Station
byInstitute for International Order. World Law Fund; McGraw-Hill Book Company
Previously issued under the title The hatWith guide Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Peace, Disarmament, International organization Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Highlights of ongoing NASA research is science, mathematics, and technology for students and teachers of grades 5-12. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, International Space Station
This 11-minute video uses footage and animation to provide an overview of the International Space Station. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, International Space Station
China: A Class By Itself An inside look at China working towards the goal of becoming a superpower by the year 2000 via education as the key to modernization. Filmed in Peking, on a rural commune in central China, and in the industrial northeast region, Jack Reynolds interviews Vice Premier Fang Yi and the president of Peking University, as well as students, workers, and peasants. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryTakes an inside look... Topics: China a class by itself, China, Nationalism, International and comparative education, International...
This World War II film celebrates International Harvester's contribution to the war effort, producing vehicles for the Army.The International Harvester Company (abbreviated first IHC and later IH) was a U.S. manufacturer of agricultural machinery, construction equipment, trucks, and household and commercial products. In 1902, J.P. Morgan merged the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company and Deering Harvester Company, along with three smaller agricultural equipment firms, to form International... Topics: International Harvest, World War II, Tractor, Halftrack, WWII, Prime Mover, Agriculture, Farm...
Produced by the March of Time for the Red Cross and distributed by the War Activities Committee, "At His Side" dates to 1944. It shows the Red Cross at the side of the American G.I.s and the world of the organization in contributing to the morale of servicemen. Wounded and maimed American soldiers are shown throughout the film, as are cute Red Cross girls doling out writing paper, books and magazines and food, as well as smiles. African American soldiers are shown at the 3:23... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, World War II, Wounded, International red Cross, Film
Writer, Anthony Potter; producers, Michael D. Ornstein, Anthony Potter; editor, Michael D. Ornstein; host narrator, Eric SevareidA documentary presentation on the Chinese-Japanese War, and on the relations between Japan and the United States highlighting events preceding America's involvement in World War II Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryProbes the Japanese invasion of China in 1937 and Japan's eventual conquest of French Indochina,... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Diplomatic relations, China (Ancient to 1949), International... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
In this episode of NASA CONNECT™, students will learn about the International Space Station (ISS), why it is being built, and how it provides first-hand experiences with the space program. NASA engineers will discuss several components of the ISS, their functions, and the different types of research being conducted in the station’s unique, microgravity environment. Students will also discover how microgravity affects human beings in space and will observe NASA engineers using functions and... Topics: NASA, International Space Station, microgravity, engineering
Producer and writer, Anthony Potter; narrator, Eric SevareidPresident Wilson's idealistic hopes for world peace through collective security clashed with the harsh old-world "real-politik" of Europe, which wanted to punish Germany. The resultant punitive treaty, in effect, sowed the seeds of World War II. Wilson was forced to compromise his ideals, but returned home to fight for ratification of the League of Nations, firm in his belief that it would be the cornerstone for a lasting... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924, World War (1914-1918), Treaty of... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
"Phil Bowman shares from his family's victories and struggles about how God has used the protection of vows and the focus of a mindset ministry to help him keep the hearts of his children." Topics: vhs, Phil Bowman, Advanced Training Institute International, evangelical ministry, family Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
byFederal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration
On preparations for and activities at the Golden Gate International Exposition. Reel 1, exhibition buildings are constructed on Treasure Island, Calif., in 1936. Shows views of San Francisco and scenes aboard the ferry to Treasure Island. Seats and electric equipment are installed in the Federal Theatre building on Treasure Island. Shows wardrobe design and fitting and rehearsal scenes. Reel 2, the FTP presents a puppet show, "Hansel and Gretel" and "American Exodus." Elsa... Topics: Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.), Motion pictures, Theater,...
Although the exact subject and creation date of this silent film footage is unclear, we believe it dates to 1972 and shows some aspects of the test program for the Rockwell B-1A strategic bomber and the Tomahawk cruise missile. The B-1A version of this aircraft was developed in the early 1970s, but its production was canceled, and only four prototypes were built. In the 1980s the aircraft was revived as the B-1 Lancer[N 1]. This aircraft is a four-engine supersonic variable-sweep wing,... Topics: Rockwell B-1A Lancer, Tomahawk Cruise Milsile, Test Film, Rockwell International, Cruise Misile,...
bySevareid, Eric, 1912-1992; Alan Landsburg Productions
Series producer, Anthony PotterEric Sevareid SummaryDescribes how the United States tried to isolate herself after being disillusioned by the horrors of the First World War. Explains that there was a period of racism and ethnic discrimination during the 1920's. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Kellogg-Briand Pact (1928 August 27), Diplomatic relations, Series:...
Narrated by actor Alan Caillou, also known as Alan Samuel Lyle-Smythe M.B.E., "O Tahiti Tele" was created by the Tahiti Tourist Development Board in 1972. It shows the natural beauty of French Polynesia with its abundant beaches, fishing, paradisiacal vistas, unspoiled jungles, coconut plantations, and strong and beautiful people. As the film points out, the arrival of jet aircraft as a means to travel, forever changed Tahiti from a remote dream for most people, to a reality... Topics: Tahiti, French Polynesia, Mutiny On The Bounty, Papa'ete, James A. Michener, Glass Bottom Boat,...
This peculiar film entitled "Jet Terminal" was made by Pan Am Airlines in 1959 to promote the completion of the JFK Airport's Terminal 3, also known by the trademarked name "Worldport." Made with an avant garde fashion that combines black and white footage with color material, and with almost no spoken dialogue or sound effects, the movie shows how the airline's new, high tech terminal makes everything about air travel easy -- and glamorous. The film features the Boeing... Topics: Pan American World Airways, Worldport, Boeing 707, John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York...
This Pan Am Airlines travelogue film "So Small Island" takes viewers on a trip to Japan aboard a Boeing 707 in the 1960s, and shows the "old" Japan of tradition and the "new" modern Japan. It includes a great deal of footage shot in Tokyo and vicinity. There are terrific street scenes of downtown, shopping districts, and the people of Japan. Also seen in the film are images of rural Japan, and the scenic beauty of the home islands as a tourist might have... Topics: Airline, Pan American World Airline, Japan, Mount Fuji, Tokyo, Boeing 707, Narita International...
Nanook of the North Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryStudies the communal life of the Eskimos and their struggle for existence. Photographed in the Hudson Bay territory. Topics: Nanook of the North, Photography, War (International relations), Biography (Persons), Inuits
Created in the 1960s by United Airilines, "California World in a Week" begins with historical images of the California Gold Rush of 1849 and transitions to the modern traveler who visits by United DC-8 jet. The film shows many of the scenic parks and beaches in the Golden State as well as various monuments including San Simeon, San Francisco and SFO Airport, Nob Hill, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, Sutter's Fort, ghost towns, the Santa Ynez Valley,... Topics: united Airlines, Travelogue, Covered Wagon, Hearst San Simeon State Park, Douglas Aircraft Company,...
Jerry Mander, an advertising guy in the 1960s who collaborated with David Brower's early Sierra Club campaigns against damming the Grand Canyon and many others, went on to write "Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television", "In the Absence of the Sacred" and was a cofounder of the International Forum on Globalization. He is interviewed here as part of the wide-ranging "Ecology Emerges" oral histories of the early ecology movement, traversing the era from the... Topics: David Brower, Sierra Club, Grand Canyon, Friends of the Earth, indigenous rights, International...